Atlas Independent will produce Sanctuary and Highland Film Group will introduce world sales at the EFM next week.

Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego of Apollo 18 and Open Grave renown will direct from a script by Ryne Douglas Pearson about a documentary team that investigates a missing town in South America.

William Green and Aaron Ginsburg will produce for Atlas Independent. Atlas Entertainment’s Richard Suckle, Unbroken Pictures’ Bryan Bertino and Adrienne Biddle will serve as executive producers.

  • Toronto-based Lumanity has optioned Dennis Lehane’s Consumers. Company founder Robert Budreau will adapt the screenplay about a hitman who targets people in the world of high finance. Budreau will produce for Lumanity while Adam Moryto serves as executive producer.
  • Jennifer Blanc Biehn has joined Jonathan Bennett on Artigo indie’s comedic horrorDeadly Retreat, set to commence shooting in California on February 2.